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Association of Freelance Writers

Annual Membership: £24.99

Membership to The Association of Freelance Writers brings you some great benefits:


  • Association of Freelance Writers CardNEW: Members' Free Guide - different each year. The current guide is 'How To Proofread On Paper'.

  • A membership card identifying your status as a Freelance Writer. This can open many doors for you including: free admission to events, entrance to 'closed' events, help to reach the people you want to see and access places you want to go.

    "The Membership Card has just saved me £28 as I sent a photocopy of it to the organisers of World Travel Market and I have received free entry into this exhibition as a member of the Press." Peter Smith, UK
  • 50% off your first 12 months’ subscription to Writing Magazine, the UK’s biggest and best-selling writing magazine.  The magazine is packed with expert advice and inspirational ideas plus, if you’ve published a book, you can promote it to thousands of readers on their website as well as profiling yourself and your writing in Subscriber Spotlight..
  • Free entry to four AFW, members only, writing competitions with a prize of £50 per competition. The winners are published on The Writers Bureau website and in the AFW newsletter as well as promoted across our social media platforms, helping to raise your profile as a winning writer.
  • Reduced entry to The Writers Bureau’s writing competitions. The Writers Bureau runs several competitions a year – Flash Fiction, Short Story and Limericks with great cash prizes and choice of courses for the winners.
  • Newsletter. This will include updates on your membership, our latest competition and competition winners.
  • 10% discount on The Writers Bureau's Review and Appraisal Service
  • 10% discount on Self-Publishing Assistance from York Publishing Services. If you’re looking to publish your book yourself this is a great place to start.
  • 20% discount on The Institute of Counselling Courses.
  • 10% discount on The London Art College Courses.
  • Save on the National Association of Writers Groups (NAWG) annual conference.
  • Free online course worth £149 - Choose between the Time Management Course or the Memoirs and Family Histories Course.

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Sarah Plater Writers Bureau's Writer of the Year 2017

“I’m currently working on my fourth book, have been paid for my writing by at least 15 different magazines, and now earn half my income from writing – all thanks to The Writers Bureau’s course."

Sarah Plater - Writers Bureau Writer of the Year 2017

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